[mythtv] 0.21 and ffmpeg handling of corrupt ac3
mrand at pobox.com
Fri Apr 18 17:59:16 UTC 2008
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Scott D. Davilla <davilla at 4pi.com> wrote:
> >It occurred to me that, if at any point mythtv uses a newer version of
> >ffmpeg, this issue will pretty much fix itself. In any case, if
> >anyone thinks I should log a bug, and maybe post my patch for anyone
> >looking for a quick fix, let me know. I already posted it to the
> >users list.
> Just a though, but how about fixing these problems at the source
> before they get propagated to disk at the backend. For DVB and
> HDHomeRun, the backend load is very light and since one would just be
> doing crc checks and fixes, this would not add much to the backend
> That way, the recorded file is guaranteed "clean". Sort of solve the
> problem at the source and eliminate "garbage in garbage out".
Certainly nothing wrong with doing that, but doing a check at the
decoder makes sense as well, at least to me. Corrupted data could
come from other sources (the first one that jumps to mind is a
front-end connected via a wireless network), could it not?
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